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[DSA552] DSA-552-1 imlib2 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Marcus Meissner discovered a heap overflow error in imlib2, an imaging
library for X and X11 and the successor of imlib, that may be utilised
by a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the victims machine.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your imlib2 packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-552
Threat Level: High
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